William “Bill” R. Dagner, 54, of Heyworth, passed away June 27, 2013 at 7:10 a.m. at OSF St. Joseph Hospital. A memorial service was held Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at Tri-Valley Baptist Church. Memorial donations may be made to the Tri-Valley Baptist Church or the NRA. The Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home of Heyworth was in charge of arrangements.
Bill was born March 13, 1959 in Redwood Falls. He married Elena D Kuselevuch April 30, 1998 in Hudson, Wis. She survives.
Also surviving are; mother JoAnn E. (Kenneth) Meierding Kotval; daughter Karina Dagner of Heyworth; brothers Bruce (Sheila) Dagner of Dassel, Don Dagner of Redwood Falls, Bruce Kotval of Shoreview; sister Marlys (Curtis) Carpenter of Marshall, Tammy Rozell of Marshall; many friends, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father Edward Dagner; sister Stacy Dagner; maternal grandparents Roland (Esther) Meierding and paternal grandparents Charlie (Dagmar) Dagner. He was very close to all who passed before him.
Bill was an avid deer hunter and competitive sport shooting participant who always wanted to be outside and around nature.
He farmed for around 20 years. He was a serious NASCAR fan and a competitive racer at the Redwood Falls Raceway in Redwood Falls.
Most of all Bill was a family man who loved to spend time with his wife and daughter. Bill was a loving husband, father, son, brother and devoted friend who will be deeply missed.